Mitsubishi weighs buying Bombardier's regional-jet unit

Business Jun 6, 2019

Mitsubishi weighs buying Bombardier's regional-jet unit

Bombardier Inc. is in talks to sell its CRJ regional jet program to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd., a move that would end the Canadian industrial champion's involvement in commercial aircraft. Both sides confirmed they were in discussions after the Air Current reported Wednesday that negotiations ...

Mitsubishi jet starts test flights in U.S. to gain safety certification

Business Mar 4, 2019

Mitsubishi jet starts test flights in U.S. to gain safety certification

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. said Monday its small regional plane, Japan's first homegrown commercial passenger jet, has started test flights in the United States. The tests, the final regulatory challenge ahead of the company's targeted delivery of the first Mitsubishi Regional Jet in mid-2020, are expected ...

Mitsubishi Regional Jet faces first order cancellation

Business / Corporate Dec 16, 2017

Mitsubishi Regional Jet faces first order cancellation

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. President Shunichi Miyanaga said Friday its airplane subsidiary was facing its first cancellation for the delay-plagued Mitsubishi Regional Jet. "We expect to lose a contract" from Eastern Air Lines because the U.S. carrier has been sold, he said in an interview. The ...